Posts Tagged ‘Studio Ghibli’

Next Studio Ghibli Film "Karigurashi no Arrietty" Announced

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2009
GhibliWorld is reporting that the next Studio Ghibli film will be titled Karigurashi no Arrietty, and is based on the children’s book The Borrowers by Mary Norton. The movie will be directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, who was the chief animator for Hayao Miyazaki’s short film “Imaginary Flying Machines” and the animation director for the short […]

Studio Ghibli’s Next Project to Be From New Director

by MonkeyFunkon October 11, 2009
Studio Ghibli’s Toshio Suzuki has confirmed that his studio’s next project will be from a new director; details are to be announced in December. This comes after an announcement on the official Ghibli blog in July that the studio’s next theatrical feature is scheduled to be released in 2010. Suzuki has also said that Hayao […]

Miyazaki: Ghibli Like "A Wooden Boat That Journeys with Sails"

by Ed Liuon August 9, 2009
The New York Daily News has spoken with Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki on the eve of the US release of his latest movie Ponyo. Describing his penchant for hand-drawn animation, Miyazaki said through a translator that, “I would like to have Studio Ghibli to be like a wooden boat that journeys with sails,” adding with […]

Screen Crave Interviews John Lasseter and Hayao Miyazaki on "Ponyo"

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2009
Screen Crave has posted an interview with Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki and Disney’s John Lasseter on Ponyo, Miyazaki’s latest movie which will premiere in the United States on August 14, 2009. Among other topics, Miyazaki discusses how close the movie is to him and what he thinks of the English versions of his films; Lasseter […]

"Variety" Spotlight on Hayao Miyazaki

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2009
Variety has posted a host of articles focusing on Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, in advance of his appearance at the San Diego Comic Con International 2009 and the North American premiere of his latest movie Ponyo. Included are articles on the efforts to raise Miyazaki’s profile (and Ponyo’s box office receipts), comments from his […]

VIZ Media Announces "Ponyo" Tie-in Books, Miyazaki "Starting Point" Collection

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2009
VIZ Media has announced several new books relating to famed Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki and his latest movie Ponyo, which will be released in North America on August 14, 2009. There will be three direct tie-in books for the movie, including the 4-volume official film comic (suggested retail price $9.99 per volume), a Ponyo […]

NY Times on Hayao Miyazaki Visit to US for SDCC, Honors

by Ed Liuon July 10, 2009
The New York Times has taken a look at the upcoming visit to the United States by Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki (free registration required). Miyazaki will be a guest at the San Diego Comic-Con Internation 2009 on Friday, July 24, 2009, followed by an appearance to receive the University of California, Berkeley Japan Prize. The […]

AMPAS Expands "Summer of Anime" Plans for Miyazaki Film & Tribute

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2009
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will be expanding its “Summer of Anime” celebration with two screenings to pay tribute to Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki. Spirited Away will be screened on Friday, July 17, 2009, at 7:30 PM, and A Tribute to Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki will be screened on Tuesday, July […]

"Ponyo" Leads Animation at the Los Angeles Film Festival June 18-28, 2009

by Ed Liuon June 16, 2009
The Los Angeles Film Festival will be screening a broad palette of animated programming at this year’s event, running from June 18-28, 2009. Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo will be screened for attendees on Sunday, Jun 28, 2009, at 6:30 PM. Several music videos and short films will be screened throughout the event as well. For more […]

"Ponyo" to Debut on 800 Screens in US

by Ed Liuon June 5, 2009
Producer Frank Marshall has stated on his Twitter account that Ponyo, the latest movie from Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki, will be debuting on 800 screens when it is released on August 14, 2009. This will make it noticeably larger than any prior Miyazaki release in the US — 2002’s Spirited Away was showing on 714 […]